Round-up of Man Utd transfers: Ronaldo links return as Rangnick rejects the exit


Manchester United are set for busy transfer season with many incomings as well as outgoings. Cristiano Ronaldo is among those who face uncertain futures.

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Manchester United 1-0 Aston Villa: Rangnick reaction

Manchester United made it to the fourth round in the FA Cup. Ralf Rangnick’s troubles were once more highlighted.

The Ronaldo-less Red Devils displayed another inconvincing performance. Scott McTominay’s early header was sufficient to beat Aston Villa. This set up a date for Middlesbrough in February.

United was spared by a controversial VAR call, as they continued to look devoid of confidence and in desperate need of new arrivals for this month.

Old Trafford looks busy in January amid reports of turmoil within the squad, and talk of players preparing for departures.

Numerous outgoings and incomings are available. Mirror FootballAll the latest transfer gossip from the United camp, with a Cristiano Ronaldo update.

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Ronaldo and PSG

On Monday night, the Portuguese star was absent from United’s matchday squad. His absence could indicate that things are to come, according to reports in France.

According to Le10SportParis Saint-Germain, and Ronaldo are linked once more following reports that Ronaldo is unhappy with his position as United number seven.

After making a spectacular return to United this summer and reportedly issuing an ultimatum to the club following discussions with Jorge Mendes, speculations are mounting about his future.

According to French outlets, PSG would be open to signing the superstar if he indicated a desire to leave Old Trafford. This has led to speculation of a Ronaldo/Messi connection.

Five-time Ballon d’Or Winner, he was linked with Ligue 1 giants in the summer to be a replacement for Kylian Mobappe, who is soon to leave United.

Henderson request rejected

Dean Henderson, back-up goalkeeper, is one man who expressed his desire for first-team football to be played away from Old Trafford.

Rangnick told Rangnick, however, that the 24-year old, who was unable to attend United’s FA Cup match with Villa due to illness, will not be permitted to leave the club this month.

The German declared his victory after Monday night’s win TalkSPORT: “A couple of weeks ago he asked me [if he could leave] but I told him I’d rather have him stay until the end of the season.

“We are very happy with our goalkeepers but if it’s up to me I wouldn’t want him to leave.”

Rangnick stated that United is in a lot of competitions and the uncertainty caused by Covid-19 disruptions, it is crucial to have a good number of goalkeepers.

Henderson, who is reported to have only appeared twice in this season’s championship, is believed to be ‘really unhappy’His lack of game time is what is driving him to seek out interest from other clubs, with Newcastle being one of his potential suitors.

Milan is considering Bailly

United signed Raphael Varane as a summer recruit and could be forced to spend more on centre-back coverage should Eric Bailly move away.

AC Milan is reportedly considering the Ivorian in their search for defensive reinforcement after Simon Kjaer’s long-term injury.

Sven Botman was another target for the Rossoneri, who also had interest from Newcastle. However, Lille’s refusal to sell him this month has hampered any San Siro hopes of acquiring him.

Tuttosport, via MilanNewsAccording to Serie A, the club is now seeking a replacement in the Premier League. United’s Bailly is on Milan’s radar, alongside Manchester City’s Nathan Ake.

Bailly is currently serving with Ivory Coast at the African Cup of Nations. He has made seven appearances so far in this term’s competitions, after Varane’s arrival.

According to the Italian newspaper, Milan is requesting a loan for centre-back cover. This has made it difficult for Abdou Diallo to sign a deal. PSG wants him to be sold this month.